British, Ancient and World Coins (16 September 2020)

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2020

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Roman Imperial Coinage, Carausius, Antoninianus, ‘C’ mint, 290, radiate and cuirassed bust right, shown to waist, holding spear and shield, aegis on cuirass, rev. comes avg, Victory advancing right holding palm and wreath, c in right field, 2.70g (RIC –; S –). Minor roughness, otherwise very fine, seemingly UNIQUE £2,000-£2,600

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Provenance: Vecchi Auction 5, 5 March 1997, lot 830